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How to Give Your Family Doctor a Better Picture of Your Symptoms

How to Give Your Family Doctor a Better Picture of Your Symptoms If you’ve had some health issues lately that drove you to find a primary care physician, you’ll want to let them know why you’re concerned for your health. Sometimes keeping track of all the issues you’ve had can be difficult, though. Other times, your doctor may have questions that you…
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How to Stay Healthy & Safe During Summer Months

How to Stay Healthy & Safe During Summer Months When summer comes around, outdoor activities become a lot more common. And along with the fun in the sun come summer-related illnesses. Fortunately, you can both have your fun and avoid problems from the sun. All it takes are some easy, common-sense habits that can help keep you and your family…
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3 Questions to Ask Your PCP After a Diagnosis

3 Questions to Ask Your PCP After a Diagnosis Even though a primary care provider (PCP) is highly qualified at providing medical care, misunderstandings can still happen when it comes to communicating with a patient. Once you receive a diagnosis, you should make sure to discuss your condition with your PCP doctor in greater detail. Yet, knowing what specific…
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4 Weird & Easy Ways to Improve Your Health Today

4 Weird & Easy Ways to Improve Your Health Today Sometimes the key to becoming healthy doesn’t start with a search for primary care providers. Instead, it starts with a few little habits that, over time, build up to better well-being. Here are four ways to improve your health that may seem a little odd at first glance, but over…
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4 Sneaky Ways Too Much Sugar Can Impact Your Health

4 Sneaky Ways Too Much Sugar Can Impact Your Health Primary care physicians have probably been telling you since childhood that too much sugar is bad for you. A diet high in refined sugar can ruin your teeth, lead to diabetes and cause obesity. And that’s not all! There are four even sneakier ways that eating too much refined…
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3 Ways a Primary Care Doctor Can Benefit Your Health

3 Ways a Primary Care Doctor Can Benefit Your Health If you’re trying to find a primary care doctor, then you already understand how important it is to have a physician who has direct experience with your medical history. But did you know there are concrete reasons why working with a primary care doctor can benefit your health overall?…
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Should You Go Gluten-Free? Better Ask Your PCP

Should You Go Gluten-Free? Better Ask Your PCP The gluten-free craze has been sweeping the supermarket aisles and restaurant tables across the nation over the past few years. That’s great news for those with a diagnosed gluten intolerance that’s being treated by an internal medicine physician. However, does that mean gluten intolerance is becoming more prevalent? Not necessarily,…
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How Trans Fat Bans Could Work to Reduce Health Problems

How Trans Fat Bans Could Work to Reduce Health Problems According to a new study by the University of Chicago and Yale Medicine, people living in countries that restrict trans-fatty acids had fewer hospitalizations for heart attack or stroke compared to people in counties without those restrictions. The study, which used data from the state department of health between 2002…
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How to Pick a Primary Care Physician for Your Parent

How to Pick a Primary Care Physician for Your Parent When you choose a family doctor for your elderly parent, it’s important to choose a primary care provider who can give them the best care for their specific needs. Finding a good doctor to care for your parent is more than simply looking for a nearby family physician and hoping…
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3 Simple Ways to Get Your Health Back on Track

3 Simple Ways to Get Your Health Back on Track Anyone who’s ever made a New Year’s resolution has also probably also broken one. If you backslide while working toward a healthier lifestyle, you might feel a bit chagrined when your next family doctor visit rolls around. Although you may have let your most recent resolutions fall by the…
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